Opelika, AL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

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Updated: 2022-04-08
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Opelika, Alabama Info Snack

Population
30,589
Unemployment
3.8%
Poverty
15.2%
Median Home
$153,400
Median Income
$50,488
Median Rent
$754

Opelika SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9

Opelika, AL Cost Of Living

96
Opelika's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Opelika Alabama National Average
Overall 96 90 100
Services 104 98 100
Groceries 102 98 100
Health 97 92 100
Housing 79 73 100
Transportation 90 91 100
Utilities 104 103 100

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Rankings for Opelika in Alabama

Map Of Opelika, AL

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Population over time in Opelika

Year Population % Change
2020 30,589 2.7%
2019 29,798 1.5%
2018 29,372 1.2%
2017 29,030 1.7%
2016 28,544 2.1%
2015 27,956 2.1%
2014 27,381 2.4%
2013 26,738 1.8%
2012 26,253 1.5%
2011 25,867 -

Race / Ethnicity in Opelika

White
50.2% (15,348)
African American
40.2% (12,289)
American Indian
0.1% (16)
Asian
3.1% (946)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (4)
Two Or More
1.7% (513)
Hispanic
4.8% (1,473)
Race Opelika AL USA
White 50.2% 65.2% 60.1%
African American 40.2% 26.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.6%
Asian 3.1% 1.4% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.7% 1.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 4.8% 4.4% 18.2%

Gender in Opelika

Female
52.1% (15,951)
Male
47.9% (14,637)
Gender Opelika AL USA
Female 52.1% 51.7% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 48.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Opelika for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (1,223)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (2,141)
High School / GED
28.0% (8,564)
Some College
20.0% (6,117)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (2,753)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (5,811)
Master's Degree
10.0% (3,058)
Professional Degree
2.0% (611)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (305)
Education Opelika AL USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Opelika, Alabama

Less than $10,000
9.1% (278,399)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.2% (220,420)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.5% (289,146)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.8% (360,120)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.1% (369,367)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.9% (549,052)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.5% (383,861)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.1% (432,594)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (95,715)
$200,000 or more
2.6% (80,221)
Income Opelika AL USA
Less than $10,000 9.1% 8.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.2% 5.6% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.5% 10.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.8% 10.5% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.1% 13.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.9% 17.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.5% 11.8% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.1% 13.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 4.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.6% 4.4% 8.3%

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